Re: Uploading a newer version of a package that's frozen in testing
On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 1:48 PM, Tony Houghton <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I want to get roxterm 1.20.x into Debian but there's 1.18.5-3 in testing
> waiting for Squeeze's release. Should 1.20.x go into experimental
> instead of unstable? If so do I do this just by putting "experimental"
> instead of "unstable" in debian/changelog and requesting sponsorship in
> the usual way?
There was a recent discussion of this  on this list. Generally you
should only upload RC bug fixes, documentation fixes, or translation
updates to unstable during freeze . All other updates can go into
experimental. The simplest way is as you described, setting
"experimental" as the distribution in debian/changelog and requesting